Important Updates - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Additional Resources during these difficult times:
CALL4CALM
lllinois Department of Human Services' Mental Health Division launched a free-of-charge emotional support text line, Call4Calm for IL residents experiencing stress/mental health issues related to COVID-19.  People who would like to speak to a mental health professional can text "TALK" to 552020 or for Spanish, "HABLAR" also to 552020.  Individuals remain anonymous.  Once a person sends a text to the hotline, within 24 hours they will receive a call back from a counselor.

People can also text 552020 with keywords such as "unemployment" or "food" or "shelter" and will receive information on how to navigate and access other supports and services.

West Suburban Community Pantry:https://wscpantry.org/

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 1-800-273-8355

Important Resource Links:

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) COVID-19 Information for Schools
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) 

District Communications:

May 8, 2020 - Impact of Restore Illinois on District 66
May 5, 2020 - Sack Lunch Update
April 27, 2020
- Sack Lunch Distribution
April 17, 2020District 66 School Closures Extended Through End of Year
April 7, 2020Sack Lunch Distribution Schedule Update
April 3, 2020District 66 Remote Learning Plan
March 31, 2020 (2:45 p.m.)District 66 New Update
March 31, 2020 (11:00 a.m.)District 66 Update
March 20, 2020District 66 Checking In
March 16, 2020Continuity of Learning During School Closure
March 14, 2020Social Distancing Recommendations

March 13, 2020 (2 p.m.) - New Schedule for D66 through April 6 - updated see March 16
March 13, 2020 (11:45 a.m.) - District 66 COVID-19 CDC Travel Advisories 
March 12, 2020 - 
District 66 COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts 
March 3, 2020March District Newsletter 
February 27, 2020District 66 Message About Coronavirus 

Prevention is Key:
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Wash your hands following the use of a tissue.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

District 66 Welcomes New Superintendent Dr. Andrew Wise for the 2020-2021 School Year - Andrew Wise Bio